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THE CIRCLE 




PUBLISHED BY THE SENIOR CLASS 

ABBOT ACADEMY 



ANDOVER. MASS. 



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Dedication 4-5 

Miss Bailey 7 

Faculty 8-12 

Senior Class Officers 13 

Senior Class 14-35 

One'Year Cirls 36-37 

Calendar 38-39 

Class History 40-41 

Class Prophecy . 42-45 

Class Will 46-47 

Intervale , 48-50 

Tree Song 51 

Senior Middler Class 53-54 

Honor A's -. 55-56 

A. C. A. Officers 57 

Representative Council of Student Council .... 58 

Fidelio 59 

Northfield Delegation 60 

Class Book Board . 61 

Courant Board 62 

Odeon 63 

Q. E. D 64 

A. D. S. . 65 

Philomatheia 66 

A. A. A. Officers 67 

Bradford Day 68 

A Society 69 

Hockey 70 

Basketball ..... 71 

Tennis . . ........ .... 72 

Cheer Leaders . 73 

Dramatics : . 75-84 

Miscellaneous . 87-95 

Truth Will Out 96 




MISS BERTHA BAILEY, Principal 



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Katherine Roxanna Kelsey, 

Assistant Principal 

Andover, Mass. 

Mathematics 



Nellie Marie Mason 

Andover, Mass, 

Physics, Chemistry 




Rebekah Munroe Chickering, 

B. A. 

Milton, Mass. 

History, English 




Martha Melissa Howey, 

B. L. 

Geneva, N. Y. 

Literature, History of Art 



Laura Keziah Pettingell, 

M. A. 

Cambridge, Mass. 

History, English 



Mary Ethel Bancroft, 

B. A. 

Andover, Mass. 

English 



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Ruth Evelyn Marceau 

M. A. 

Durham, N. H. 

Latin 



Octavia Whiting Matthews Helen Dunford Robinson, 
B. A. B. A. 

Andover, Mass. Gloucester, Mass. 

Bible, Spanish Latin 




Ruth Stephens Baher, 

M. A. 

Plymouth, Mass. 

French, German 



Mrs. Marie Craig 

Springfield, Mass. 

French 



Helen Dearborn Bean, 

B. A. 

Newton Center, Mass. 

History 



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Helen Francis Burt, 

B. S. 

Brookfield, Mass. 

Mathematics, Astronomy. 

Geology 



LUCIENNE FOUBERT 

New York City 
French 



Fanny Bigelow Jenks, 

B. A. 

North Brookfield, Mass. 

Secretary to the Principal, 

Mathematics 






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Miriam Hague, 

B. A., M. Ed. 

Boston, Mass. 

Chemistry, Household Science 



Nora Sweeney 

Lawrence, Mass. 

Physical Education 



Kate Frisk 

New York C 

Pianoforte 



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Walter Edward Howe, 

B. Mus. 

Andover, Mass. 

Choral Music, Pianoforte, 

Organ, Harmony 



Bertha Everett Morgan 

Allston, Mass. 

Vocal Expression 



Charlotte E. Johnson, 

R. N. 
Andover, Mass. 
Resident Nurse 




Dorothy Hopkins 

B. S. 

Cambridge, Mass. 

Librarian 



Mary Bishop Putnam 

Andover, Mass. 
Supervisor of Cottages 



Florence Butterfield 

Newton, Mass. 

House Superintendent 



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Jean Hope Baynes 
Montreal, Canada 
Financial Secretary 



Mrs. Ruth Thayer Burnham 

Taunton, Mass. 

Vocal Music 





Marie Nichol 

Boston, Mass. 

Violin 



Mrs. Beatrice Van Ness 
Brookline, Mass. 
Drawing, Painting 




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Mentor Class Officers 



President 
Vice-President 
Secretary 
Treasurer 



Margaret MacDonald 
Priscilla Bradley 
Elsie Draper 
Marjorie Wolfe 



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DOROTHY ADAMS 

''Dottle", "Dor' 1 

Pittsfield, X. H. 

Smith College Two years 

Fidelio '23, '24 Baseball Numerals '23 

Arm Band '23 

"Music can touch beyond all else 

The soul that loves it best." 

When there's fun to be had you don't have to 

look far for Dottie. She lived in Sherman 

cottage last year and that's all I'll say except 

that if you want a good recipe for making fudge 

just ask Dottie. Better make fudge before 

"lights out" after this, Dot. Fudge making is a 

mere detail in her life compared with her musical 

ability. We hope she will continue with her 

music for we are planning on our Dottie being 

famous. 




DOROTHY ELECTA BARRINGER 

11 Dottie" 

Canandaigua, N. Y. 

Syracuse Three years 

Hockey Numerals '23, 24 English V Play '23 

Class Treasurer '22 
"The only way to have a friend is to be one" 
"Say, did you hear — ?" Then there is 
much whispering together and all the latest 
gossip is transferred to the newest-comer. If you 
want to learn news just ask Dottie. She knows! 
She certainly does have a hard time keeping her 
room-mate on the straight and narrow path. — 
Especially about bobbed hair! Dottie is going 
to Syracuse next year too. We know she'll make 
a success there because she knows just how to be 
a good friend. 



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LAURA PHILBRICK BLISS 

"Laurie" 

Burlington, Vermont 

University of Vermont Two years 

Arm Band '22 Clock Golf '23 

Courant Board '23, '24 Bible Group Leader '24 

Honor Roll '24 
"Knowledge comes of learning well-retained" 
Cover up all of Laura's picture except the 
mouth, and could we fail to know her? But 
that's not the important part, — at least to us! 
Ask the College English class if Laura can write 
stories. Look in the Courant for samples of all 
her writings. Laura played Clock Golf for us on 
Bradford Day, and it's just like a lesson to watch 
her. And Clock Golf is not the only game she 
plays. If you are somewhat unexperienced in 
bridge, play with her, not against her! Laura is 
versatile and very lovable. 




PRISCILLA BRADLEY 
"Pris" 

Hartford, Conn. 
Art School Four years 

Fidelio '22 Q. E. D. '23, '24 

Junior Glee Club '21 Class Book Board '24 

Student Council '23, '24 Basketball Team '21 
Class Vice-President '24 Advisory Board '24 

Senior Play '24 Northfield Delegate '23 

Bible Group Leader '23, 24 

Entertainment Committee '22, '23, '24 
"A" Society '21, '22, President '23, '24 
"A companion that is merry is worth gold." 
Squeak, Squeak, Giggle, He-Haw! Here 
comes Pris. Could anyone doubt that? Never! 
There is a shirt-waist string, and here a hairpin 
falling out. Who is that? Pris! She's in the 
"A" Society, Q. E. D., Senior Play; is on the 
Student Council, Advisory Board, — Say is there 
anything she isn't in? 




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ELIZABETH KITTREDGE BRAGG 
"Betty" 
Portland, Maine 
Art School Two years 

Vice-President of A. C. A. '24 Arm Band '23 
Fidelio '23, '24 Advisory Board '24 

Student Council '24 Bible Group Leader '24 

Spanish Play '23 Senior Play '24 

A. D. S. '24 

Chairman of Calendar Committee '24 
"We must laugh before we are happy." 
Giggle giggle! I wonder who that can be? 
It's not very hard to guess. That's Betty 
Bragg. How many times a day do we hear 
Betty's laugh run up and down the scale! But 
there is a great deal more to Betty than that. 
She can draw and sketch like "a real one". 
Does she act? Think of the Senior Play!! 




POLLY ETHEL BULLARD 

"Pol" 
Elmira, N. Y. 
Smith Three years 

Student Government President '24 

Fidelio '23, 24 
Honor A President of Class '22 

Hockey Team '24 

Hockey Numerals '22, '23, '24 
Arm Band '23 Glee Club '21 

Northfield Delegate '23 A Society '23 

Entertainment Committee '21 Honor Roll '24 
"To know her is to love her." 
Polly is our dignified President of Stu. G. 
She doesn't have such a hard job to keep us 
all good, because we like to behave for her. Pol 
is another one of our athletes, and plays hockey 
as though her life depended on the winning of 
the game. Pol has ambitions, but will she ever 
get to Ellis Island? 



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MARGARET BUSH 

"Peggy" 
Essex Fells, New Jersey 
Wellesley Two years 

Arm Band '23 Basketball Numerals '23, '24 

Honor Roll '23, '24 Basketball Team '24 

"A" Society '24 Q. E. D. '24 

Bible Group Leader '24 A. A. A. Treasurer '24 

Senior Play '24 
"There is great ability in knowing how to conceal 
one's ability." 
Peg is one of our numerous athletes. She can 
do almost everything. We know because we saw 
her impersonating Ben Hur at Intervale, on the 
toboggan slide. Peg is a fine all-around girl, and 
can she laugh?! The rashest thing she has yet 
done is bob her hair!! Peg is chuck full of pep 
when it comes to fun, and determination when 
it comes to studies! 




NANCY CHAMBERLIN 
"Hefty" 
Windsor, Connecticut 
Wellesley Two years 

Class Book Board Arm Band '23 

Fidelio '23, '24 Honor Roll '24 

Spanish Play '24 French Play '24 

"Thumping, and plumping 
Bumping, and jumping." 
Will we ever forget "Hefty" in Math class? 
I don't believe it ! When to our great delight and 
Miss Kelsey's chagrin, she would wave the 
pointer wildly over her head, trying in vain to 
explain her problem. What contortions "Hefty" 
did have to make to get into her clothes going 
down to breakfast! Her favorite haunt was the 
tea-room where she would indulge — -extrava- 
gant creature — in a cup of black coffee; but 
very reducing, eh "Hefty"? 




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LILA CLEVENGER 

Brookline, Mass. 
Smith Two years 

Basketball Team '23, '24 Arm Band '23 

Basketball Numerals '23, '24 

"A" Society '23, '24 
Honor Roll '24 Captain of Basketball '24 

"You are born to success and will achieve it." 
What will the school do without Lila and 
Bobby? That grinning pair will be sadly missed. 
Lila will be missed in sports too, for there never 
was such a basketball player. We feel sure she 
could make a basket standing on one ear, she's 
so in the habit of making them. Judging from 
her facial expression during exams, Lila doesn't 
take them quite as easily. However, she is 
successful in them as in everything else she 
attempts. 




MARGARET COBURN COLBY 

"Peg" 
Claremont, N. H. 
Smith Two years 

Courant Board '23, '24 Baseball Numerals '23 
Arm Band '23 Fidelio '24 

Honor Roll '24 Student Council Secretary '24 
"Whatever anyone does or says, I must be 
good." 
"Peg" has surely lived up to her motto this 
year. In fact none of the "Preps" suspect that 
last year she played the leading part in all those 
fudge and pancake parties over in Sherman. 
We have heard she is a wonderful cook and would 
like to prove it; but alas! Stu. (>. has ended her 
escapades. And how "Peg" can ski! We 
discovered that at Intervale. Indeed "Peg" 
is one of the best all-round sports we know. 



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ELSIE DRAPER 

Canton, Mass. 
The Garland School Three years 

Class Treasurer '22 Class Vice-President '23 

Class Secretary '24 Bible Group Leader '24 

Hockey Numerals '24 Senior Mid Play '23 

Entertainment Committee '24 Arm Band '22 
"But Art, O man, is thine alone." 
"That red-headed gal" — yes it's Elsie; but 
we all like red hair even if she doesn't. Her hair 
is somehow always waved, even in stormy 
weather. You'd almost believe it natural if you 
didn't live on her corridor and see her continually 
armed with her curling iron. Elsie is very 
deceptive with her calm blue eyes and angelic 
expression, but if you will just visit at Scituate in 
the summer, you'll find she's one of the liveliest 
there. 




PRISCILLA WARREN DRAPER 

"Scilla" "Pris" 
Canton, Mass. 
The Garland School Three years 

Croquet '24 Captain of Croquet '24 

Arm Band '22 Fidelio '23, '24 

"I chatter — chatter as I go." 
Whenever you feel blue, go to see "Pris". 
Whether it's turtles, or a letter from Eddy, or 
goldfish in a cracked bowl held together by 
"Pris's" favorite "Beeman's", you're always 
entertained. There was always a noise from 
"Pris's" room up on old fourth floor — but then 
that was to be expected. Though even from 
room 22 we occasionally hear wild noises. That 
jazz whistle has somewhat replaced the "uke". 
We don't know whether to be glad or sorry. 
And "Scilla", how about monkey fur on women's 
dresses? 




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HELEN C. EPLER 

' ' Eppie ' ' 

West Boylston, Mass. 

Two years 
Student Council '24 Vice-President A. A. A. 

Basketball Numerals '23 Arm Band '23 

Class Book Board '24 
"Good humor is always a success." 
That minister's daughter! Enter Helen. 
Little naive Helen with her quiet, simple and 
unassuming manner, her sweet smile, portraying 
absolute innocence. Exit Helen. Enter Eppie, 
the clown, or "funny" girl. We can never forget 
Eppie as the ardent feathered lover of the 
fourth floor corridor stunt, as the clever imper- 
sonation of "Chick", or as the chief mourner for 
the deceased turtle; and her Sunday night talks 
never failed to inspire some poor failing souls and 
send them on their way rejoicing. The evening 
serenade on the fourth floor was never quite 
complete until Eppie's melodious voice blended 
and soared above the rest. Eppie will always 
claim a big place in our hearts. 



RUTH JOSEPHINE FLATHER 

Nashua, N. H. 

Three years 
Q. E. D. '23, President '24 Eidelio '23 

Baseball Numerals '22 Advisory Board '23 

Hockey Numerals '21, '22, '2i 
"And still her tongue ran on." 
"O — o — o-o — . Who's got those tubs now. 
And I jumped out of a warm bed just to come 
down and get them!" Too bad, Flather — 
Better try getting up at 6.00 o'clock tomorrow 
morning. About the only thing that worries this 
flighty-headed person is math, and yet with that 
new compass, Ruth, you really ought to be able 
to get "A" in every Monday Test. 



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CAROLINE BATES HALL 

' ' Carol ' ' 

Plymouth, Mass. 

Music Conservatory Two years 

Senior Play '24 Fidelio '23, '24 

English V Play '23 

"He does much who does a thing well." 

"Carol Hall" did some one say? Ah yes! if 

you want a soloist or even an accompanist, just 

call on Carol. She can do both to perfection and 

is always willing to help you out. And we also 

hear that Carol is quite popular — how 'bout 

those Andover callers and all those letters that 

come in 'most every mail? And did you see 

Carol in the Senior play? If so, you know that 

music isn't her only strong point for everyone 

was most enthusiastic about "Miss Barbara 

Pennymint." 




DOROTHY MAY HALLETT 

' ' Bobbie ' ' 
Bangor, Maine 

Two years 
Fidelio '23, Secretary '24 Hockey Team '24 

Hockey Numerals '23, '24 "A" Society '24 

Calendar Committee '24 
"Could I love less, I'd be happier." 
"Bobbie" is the one who has such a lovely 
voice and is so full of pep — and she's gay and 
cheerful too. And can she play hockey? Why of 
course — she's from "Bangoah". She's always 
on the watch to guard that goal; and she's 
always ready for some fun! We wonder how she 
happened to be called "Bobbie" — can anyone 
enlighten us? But no — we'll spare her blushes 
this time. Next year, Bobbie's going to be in 
Boston. Bangor is all right but when one's 
namesake is in Boston, Boston goes it one better. 




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ADELAIDE PEARSON HAMMOND 

"Almond" 
Shrewsbury, Mass. 
Radcliffe Two years 

Honor Roll '23, '24 Courant '24 

Odeon '23, President '24 Arm Band '23, '24 

Fidelio '23, '24 
"My mind is my kingdom." 
Enter "Almond" — another renowned mem- 
ber of our illustrious class. Adelaide is our 
Odeon president and she's on Courant board 
too — for her strong point is anything along the 
literary line. And she's always ready with a bit 
of helpful information at the critical moment. 
Not only do we hear her fame now but sometime 
in the near future we'll be hearing of Adelaide as 
an "architectress" — perhaps she'll draw the 
plans of a new Abbot dormitory some day — 
without squeaky floors — who knows? 




ELIZABETH HARRINGTON 
"Betty" 

Andover, Mass. 
Skidmore Four years 

Student Government '23, '24 Honor Roll '22 
Arm Band '21 Class President '21 

Baseball Numerals '23 Senior Play '24 

"She's pretty to walk with, witty to talk with 
And pleasant to think of too." 
Well, how's Betty — just as gay and vivacious 
as ever — and athletic, too. When Betty's at 
the bat, it's a case of watch out, you'd hardly 
believe that she could get around the diamond 
so fast without wings, perhaps she has 'em 
tucked away somewhere. Betty lives on the 
Hill, too — we wish that we all could live where 
she does, and go to all the Proms and things, but 
— such is our fate! And when Betty acts, well, 
I'm sure that we all agree that she's just the best 
little heroine ever! 



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KATHERINE H. HART 

"Kay" 
Chelsea, Mass. 
Secretarial School Two years 

Fidelio '24 Arm Band '23 

Croquet '23, '24 Arm Bar '24 

"A merry Hart maketh a cheerful countenance." 
" Katherine Hart, you're a wonder." Tell us 
how do you play croquet? Kay just looks at the 
ball, smiles, and presto — there it goes! Way 
down to the other end of the field, hitting Brad- 
ford's ball with a bounce that means she's out to 
win. And Kay's laugh — whew. She showed us 
a fine sample of it the other night. Between her 
and Hefty the whole dining-room was disgraced 
one night. But when Kay is by herself and not 
under such bad influences, she's an awfully nice 
quiet girl — . 




RUTH TALBOT HAWLEY 

" Hawley" 
Baldwinsville, Mass. 
Smith Two years 

Class Book Board '24 Advisory Board '24 

Arm Band '23 Honor Roll '23 

"In the jetty curls, ten thousand cupids play." 
We've heard that there was once a song about 
a girl who, came along and stole all hearts 
away, and her name was — Ruth, of course! 
We wonder why she doesn't tell the author's 
name, 'cause of course he just must have written 
it to her — we're not quite so easily fooled! 
And with the "Jolly", too — well, doesn't she 
make you think of a Christmas girl on the cover 
of a December magazine? Ruth can do math. 
Why, her eyes fairly twinkle on Monday morn- 
ings! We think her bobbed hair's a great suc- 
cess, if only we all could have a "permanent" 
like hers! 




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ALICE HOBART 

"Allie" 

Boston, Mass. 

Two years 
Q. E. D. '23, '24 Bible Group Leader '24 

"Steadiness is the foundation of all virtue." 
Alice skates divinely, Alice rides expertly, who 
wouldn't be satisfied with these accomplish- 
ments? But those are just two of the many 
things Alice can do. Q. E. D. would dissolve 
P. D. Q. if Allie were not one of its main sup- 
ports. You ought to hear her tell stories. We 
recommend that you write a book, Allie, called 
"How to Improve One's Memory by One Eve- 
ning with Me," because you surely can unravel 
the "yearns". 

ELEANORE ARGERSINGER 
IRELAND 

"Elly" 
Johnstown, New York 
The Katharine Gibbs School Four years 

Arm Band '20 Bible Group Leader '23 

Arm Bar '23 Fidelio '23 

Northfield Delegate '23 

Program Committee '24 (A. C. A.) 
"Her mode4t manner and graceful air 
Show her wise and good as she is fair." 
Well, if here isn't one of the well known com- 
bination of rooms 26-28 — but — what's in a 
name? In spite of the orange curtains amid 
green rugs, couch covers, and pillows, Eleanore 
is a true bonny lassie all the same. As to her 
special hobby — well, it's hard to tell — but 
we've watched her when the mail comes in — 
"Oh, it's from Fort Plain!" We wonder why 
she has taken Household Science for so long 
when she doesn't like to cook — and why she 
doesn't bob her bonny locks again — but, of 
course — she's going to Katharine Gibbs next 
year — so we'll have to wait! 



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HELEN KEATING 

"Keats" 
Mansfield, Ohio 

Two years 
Class President '23 Arm Band '23 

Entertainment Committee Chairman '24 

Basketball Numerals '23 
Conrant Board '23, '24 Fidelio '23 

Senior Mid Play '23 Bible Group Leader '24 

Senior Play '24 Honor Roll '23, '24 

Author English V Play '24 A. D. S. '24 

" 'Tis no task for some to shine." 
Here, there and everywhere. That's our well- 
known Keats — Is there anything she can't do? 
She's chairman of the entertainment com. and 
looks after all our parties where we have such 
a good time. And now she has written that 
darling play — we all loved it so, and were very 
much relieved to know that everything turned 
out happily after all. Keats hasn't any special 
talent she's such a jack of all trades. And even 
if we do get somewhat envious of her at times we 
all love her just the same. 

RUTH HUBBARD KELLEY 

"Ruthie", "Scoops" 

Newton Highlands, Mass. 

The Katharine Gibbs School Three years 

Arm Band '21 Fidelio '24 

Bible Group Leader '24 Class Book Board '24 

Arm Bar '23 Author of English V Play '23 

"She is gifted with genius that knoweth much of 

natural talent." 

Ruth is one of our playwrights. We expect to 

see her name in "Who's Who" first of any of us. 

We've been wondering how it is her room smells 

so of tobacco. Does a room in Dartmouth smell 

of the pines at Intervale. And then there's 

"Bevo". Bevo may be a drink to some of us but 

to Ruth—! Nuf said! 





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MARION KING 

' ' Men ' ' 
Janesville, Wisconsin 

Two years 
Class Treasurer '23 Numerals '23 

Arm Band '23 Spanish Play '23 

Calendar Committee '24 
"A merry heart goes all the day." 
What is that funny little rumble in the back of 
the room? Men laughing of course! The queer 
thing about it is we always want to laugh, too, 
when we hear her giggle because it's so conta- 
gious. With "Shryock's" jokes and Men's 
giggles it's a wonder room forty-nine is' ever 
quiet! Then that funny little nose, it just 
symbolizes Men; she is so chipper and cheerful 
we're proud to have her in our class. 




BARBARA ANTOINETTE LOOMER 

"Bob" 
Ballardvale, Mass. 
Wheaton Two years 

"Her steady soul preserves her fame 
In good and evil times the same." 
Who is the girl who has that stunning brown 
car? Barbara, of course! You know when to 
use it, too, don't you Barbara? How about 
Bradford Day? We sure all got a thrill when we 
saw our big Abbot banner on your car in Haver- 
hill. Some of us would have had to ride on the 
trolley-car if it hadn't been for you. And did 
you ski, toboggan, and snowshoe with the rest 
of us at Intervale? We'll say you did! Never 
mind if you never get to class meetings on time, 
Barbara, we know your heart is in the right 
place. 



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MARGARET MARY MacDONALD 
"Peggy" 

Duluth, Minnesota 
Smith Four years 

Student Council '23, '24 Senior Mid Play '23 
Advisory Board '22, '23 "A" Society '23, '24 
Senior Play Business Manager 

Senior Class President 
Q. E. D. '22, '23, '24, President '23 

Class President '22 
Hockey Numerals '22, '23, '24 

Hockey Team '23, '24 
Class Book Board '24 Hockey Captain '24 

Northfield Delegate '23 Junior Glee Club '21 
Bible Group Leader '23 Class Treasurer '21 

Vice President of A. C. A. '23 
"Her value is much more than 1 can tell." 
Is there anyone who has not heard of our 
Peggy Mac? The girl who lives on third floor 
front? She's the one whom everyone likes and 
who enters into sports with such vim. And as 
class president, too — why, she just "can't 
be beat!" We wonder what '24 would do with- 
out our Peggy. 



MARGARET AYRES McKEE 

"Peggy" 
Paterson, N. J. 

Three years 



Katharine Gibbs School 
Senior Play '24 Hockey Team '24 

Hockey Numerals '23, '24 Advisory Board '23 
Baseball Numerals '23 A. C. A. Treasurer '23 
Calendar Committee '24 "A" Society '24 

"Then she will talk! Ye gods, how she will talk!' ' 
"Oh, I know it — Wait a second!" That is 
only Peggy speaking to Miss Bailey or Miss 
Howey. Miss Bailey and Miss Howey will 
probably not rush away before you've finished, 
Peggy. We've been sort of wondering, too, how 
it is you get so well supplied with pencils, and 
letters! Is it another case of saying, "Let 
George do it!" 





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ELSIE MAE PHILLIPS 

''Else" 
Southwest Harbor, Me. 
Wellesley Three years 

Advisory Board '23 Arm Band '24 

English V Play '23 Calendar Committee '24 

"True to her word, her work, her friends." 
What, Elsie, another "A" in math? You 
ought to be spanked; you bad child, always 
getting "A's" when the rest of us poor mortals 
are working our heads off and only succeed in 
getting "B's". We'd sort of like to acquire the 
habit. Can't you show us how? Yet that's you 
all over, Elsie. You don't say much but you 
walk out of those Monday Algebra exams first 
just the same. But in spite of this we don't 
blame Ruth for liking to be with you so much. 




RUTH ADA PRITCHARD 

Andover, Mass. 
Skidmore College Three years 

Class Vice-President '22 Arm Band '22 

Basketball Team '22, '23, '24 Senior Play '24 
Basketball Numerals '22, '23, '24 Odeon '24 

"A" Society '22, '23, '24 Spanish Play '23 

Student Government '23 
"One man in his time plays many parts." 
Ruth! Visions of a tall, slender figure in a 
palm beach suit. Remember our dashing hero 
in the Spanish Play? That was Ruth — even to 
the white canvas shoes. Undreamed of talent 
was discovered when she played the violin in the 
Senior Play, merely another accomplishment of 
hers. But either as a Spanish senor or a bashful 
violinist she took her part equally well. Basket- 
ball? V' oughter see her play. She's here — 
she's there — where? Everywhere on the field. 
Wonderful! Nuf sed! 



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ELEANOR MARIE ROBBINS 

"Pat" 
Bay Shore, Long Island, N. Y. 



Syracuse 

President of A. A. A. 
Student Council '24 
"A" Society '23, '24 
Class Treasurer '22 



Five years 
'24 Senior Mid Play 

Numerals '21, '22, '23, '24 
Hockey Team '23, '24 
Northfield Delegate '23 
Bible Group Leader '24 

Class Cheer Leader '23, '24 
School Cheer Leader '24 
"Short But Sweet." 
Can you imagine Abbot without Pat? We 
most certainly cannot ever want to. She's one of 
Abbot's staunch pillars. "Five years isn't very 
long in a place you love," says Pat and we agree 
with her. She's a wonder when it comes to 
hockey and most everything else. Just take a 
look around her room and see all her trophies — 
pictures as well. She's an animated, enthusiastic, 
effervescing, peppy bit of humanity. She leads 
us in everything, songs, dance, yelling — sh! 
you'd never guess it — she's our cheer leader! 



GENEVRA CAROLINE RUMFORD 

"Gene" 
Wilmington, Delaware 

Two years 
Arm Band '24 Senior Mid Play '23 

Fidelio '23, '24 Bible Group Leader 

Senior Play '24 Author of English V Play '24 
"Nothing is impossible to industry." 
Genevra reminds us of the tortoise in the story 
of the "Hare and the Tortoise." She has a sort 
of Southern slowness about her but she sure gets 
there just the same. She is another of our class 
playwrights! And she not only writes plays but 
she acts in them. As for those marks she gets in 
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LAURA SCUDDER 

" Scud" 
New Brunswick, N. J. 
Oberlin One and one-half years 

Arm Band '23 Fidelio '24 

"A" Society '24 Tennis Team '23 

Odeon '24 Doubles Tennis Champion 

"With her whole heart's welcome in her smile." 
Hi! There's Laura! Can she play tennis? 
Well, you should have seen her Bradford Day! 
She certainly showed those Bradford girls what 
good tennis is! We've been deeply interested in 
Laura's hair, too. Why, she does it up now with 
the utmost ease and comfort. She'll be sitting 
on it, soon. And those eyes! My goodness, 
they're so big and brown and bright, you'd 
think they were just full of electricity! 




MADELYN SHEPARD 

"Mad", "Shep" 

Williamantic, Conn. 

Mount Holyoke Two years 

Arm Band '23 Arm Bar '24 

Posture Committee '24 
"Daughter of the gods, divinely tall, and most 
divinely fair." 
Here comes "Mad" with her pretty dimples, 
always cheerful and always gay. And she's very 
popular too, not only here at school but at 
home — as we see from the many letters that 
come to her every day. She's quite tall but one 
doesn't notice that for she sure does "get away 
with it". You know we chose "Mad" to repre- 
sent '24 on the Posture Committee! And as for 
her studies, she's most efficient in them also. 
In fact, "Shep" does everything well that she 
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MARIAN SHRYOCK 

" Shryock", " Shry" 
Kansas City, Missouri 

Two years 
Class Secretary '23 Fidelio '24 

Hockey Team '24 "A" Society 

Hockey Numerals '24 Class Book Board '24 

Q. E. D. '24, Vice President '24 Arm Band '23 
Senior Play '23 Senior Mid Play '23 

Secretary of A. A. A. '24 Treasurer A. A. A. '24 
Advisory Board '24 

Entertainment Committee '23 
"As long as they make 'em." 
Shryock comes from out the "wild and woolly" 
West. Although she's only been here two years, 
she's in everything. If that's a sample of 
Western pep, well — ! But the thing for which 
she is most noted is her acting. Last year she 
made a fine, old villain; this year why — she's 
better still! 




SUSANNA JACKSON SMITH 

"Susie", "Sue" 
Leominster, Mass. 
Simmons Two years 

Fidelio '23, '24 Class Book Board '24 

A. D. S. '24 Senior Play '24 

"A vigorous, various, versatile mind." 
Godblessmysoul if it isn't S. J. S. of L. M.?? 
x!? Susanna Jackson Smith of Leominster, 
Mazajuzuts. Susie my girl, Susie my girl, what 
would our Senior Class be without you? We 
frankly admit we don't know. First you star 
as an actress or correctly speaking, an actor. 
Next we discover you are an artist, that you 
decorate everything from pillow cases to door 
knockers. And how about those vases you told 
Miss Bailey you made? Susie loves to "wal- 
low". At Intervale she wallowed so we thought 
she'd soon be a shadow and were getting worried. 
Susie is one of the long line of Jacksons whom 
Abbot claims and we hope it won't be long before 
another one comes. 




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CAROLINE HARRIS STRAEHLEY 

" Carol" 
Ardmore, Oklahoma 
Wellesley Three years 

Bible Group Leader '24 Senior Mid Play 

A. D. S. '24 President Hockey Team '24 

Honor Roll '22, '23, '24 Arm Band 

Hockey Numerals '23, '24 Senior Play '24 

"A" Society '24 Fidelio '23, '24 

Entertainment Committee '22 

Vice-President of Class '22 
Class Book Board Business Manager '24 
"She is gifted with genius who knoweth much by 
natural talent." 
Carol is one of those lucky individuals, born 
with a gold spoon in her mouth. We swear she 
can do anything. She plays hockey like a fiend. 
If you don't believe it, ask someone who saw her 
tearing around the field on Bradford Day. 
Carol must be a mighty good actress because last 
year she was the heroine of our class play, and, 
strange as it may seem, she is the hero this year. 
We are pretty sure that whatever she does in the 
future she will do well!! 




ELIZABETH WILLIAMS SWEET 
"Sweetie" 

Springfield, Mass. 
Connecticut College Three years 

Arm Band '21 Class Secretary '22 

Class Vice-President '23 Honor Roll '23, '24 

Bible Group Leader '23 
"Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her 
paths are peace." 
Get along without Sweetie? Well, I should 
say not! She's always just where you want and 
willing to do her bit. And "conscientious" is her 
middle name, for which we like her all the more. 
Here's a secret. You should have seen the 
photo of the cute man that came with her 
pictures. He must have bribed them to put it in. 
But Sweetie didn't mind for her disposition too — 
well, vou know the kind. 



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V. ETHEL THOMPSON 

" Tommie" 
New Rochelle, N. Y. 
Smith Two years 

Student Council '24 Basketball Team '24 

First Vice-President of S. A. '24 Arm Band '23 
Q. E. D. '23, '24, Treasurer and Secretary '24 

Basketball Numerals '23 '24 
"A" Society '24 English V Play '23 

Bible Group Leader '24 Honor Roll '24 

"She's lovely, therefore to be woo'd; 
She's a woman, therefore to be won." 
Tommie is one of the pillars of our basketball 
team. She surely can play guard to perfection — 
we don't wonder Bradford didn't make any more 
baskets! How could they? Tommie can act, 
too — we know just how she's going to look 
thirty years from now — if we go by the English 
V plays last year. She made quite the hit as 
Mrs. Van Astor. 




KATHRYN WALLACE 

"Katy", "Kay" 
Rochester, N. H. 
Katharine Gibbs Two years 

President of A. C. A. '24 Spanish Play '23 

Student Council '24 Odeon '23, '24 

Senior Mid Play '23 Senior Play '24 

Advisory Board '24 
"A Heart to Resolve, a Head to Contrive, and a 
Hand to Execute." 
Katy's dramatic ability and sense of humor 
bloomed forth in our class plays. You wouldn't 
think the same person could play Aunt Resolute 
and Sir Peter Antrobus — but well, you should 
have seen Katie. She worried us somewhat at 
Intervale, too. We were really quite alarmed 
for fear she'd learn to like winter sports — and 
skate! Why, Katie skated around that rink 
three times all by herself — and we really be- 
lieve she almost enjoyed it! 




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MARY ELIZABETH WARD 

"Mary Liz", " M. E". 
Bay City, Michigan 

Three years 
Senior Play '24 Arm Band '24 

Class Secretary '22 
"Her voice is ever soft, gentle and low — 

An excellent thing in woman." 
Oh! Those big brown eyes! you never saw such 
enormous orbs! And even at that M. E. can't 
wink — just watch her try! She can squeal, 
tho! Everyone knows when vacation is coming, 
just from those ecstatic sounds issuing from 
second floor wing. M. E. was honored at the 
Abbot Luncheon, too — outside seeing a young 
man. Anyone who believes her when she says 
she never hurries should see her when she has 
a phone call. She can pocket her pride and 




MARJCRIE WILLIAMSON 
"Marjie" 
Chalif Two years 

Fidelio '23 Senior Play '24 

Arm Band '23, '24 
"Good and true, and jolly too." 
Margie is one of the fourth floor dwellers. 
She is one of those people who make things 
brighter and more cheery wherever they go. So 
you see, the fourth floor is blessed and made a 
happy place by her presence. Next year Margie 
is going to Chalif. When she gets to be a pro- 
fessional dancer, you want to watch her progress; 
she'll be famous some day. Good luck, but be- 
fore you leave us, let us ask whence the source of 
that daily letter you always got at Abbot? 
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ELIZABETH WILLSON 

"Betty" 
Jamestown, New York 

Three years 
Student Council '22, '24 Odeon '22, '23, '24 

Student Council, 2nd Vice-President '24 

Numerals in Hockey '23 
Arm Band '21 Honor Roll '22 

Class President '22 Senior Play '24 

"So unaffected, so composed a mind 

So firm, so soft, so strong, yet so refined." 
Who is that quiet person with an air of author- 
ity, but also with a merry twinkle in her blue 
eyes? It's Betty! She may seem quiet, but — 
ask SCILLA! She is planning to take up nursing 
and if she succeeds as well in that as she did in 
everything she undertook at Abbot, her future 
life will be a great success. 




MARJORIE LOUISE WOLFE 

' ' Marge ' ' 
Altoona, Penn. 
Mount Holyoke Two years 

Class Book Board '24 Class Treasurer '24 

Fidelio '23, '24 Bible Group Leader '24 

Baseball Numerals '23 Arm Band '23, '24 

French Play 

"For if she will, she will — you may depend on't 

And if she won't she won't — there's an end 

on it." 
Oh, yes, here comes Marg to collect the long 
waited- for dues. Collecting dues is not the only 
thing she does though. How about her asthetic 
dancing. She wants to go through college and 
take up dancing, too, but we wonder if "he" 
will let her. 




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ELISABETH KNIGHT BARSS 

" Barss" 
Windsor, Connecticut 
Mt. Holyoke One year 

Honor Roll Philomatheia 

Senior Play French Play 

"Her pure and eloquent blood spoke in her 
cheeks." 
"Barss" is the girl who came to us right from 
Loomis and she is one of those clever girls who 
are called "one-year girls." In spite of the fact 
that she was only with us one year, she gained a 
warm corner in the hearts of all and made a 
mark for herself by getting elected to "Philo- 
matheia". She also played the part of the Rev. 
Jacob Sternroyd, D.D., F. S. A., in the Senior 
play and a very good "reverend sir" did she 
make. At Intervale she gained fame through 
her skiing which was truly remarkable! 




MARY HARVEY 

"Pete" 
Chicago, Illinois 
University of Chicago One year 

Odeon Fidelio 

Senior Play Honor Roll 

Entertainment Committee Class Hockey Team 
"Good and true, and jolly too." 
It's Mary Harvey who gets such high marks. 
It's Mary Harvey who is the shining light in 
most any class. In fact you could go on thusly 
for quite some time and still not have told all 
that Mary Harvey can do. Not only is she very 
clever in studies and the like but her debut on 
the stage was most successful as you all know. 
And she's almost the best-natured girl in school. 
Besides all this she has the fame of being the one 
and only girl at Abbot who succeeded in breaking 
the ice at Pomp's Pond this year. Isn't this 
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FRANCES ANN MCCARTHY 

" Frances Ann" 
Duluth, Minn. 
Smith One year 

Honor Roll 
"All good things come in small packages." 
Frances Ann is another of our wild and woolly 
westerners. She's just one more proof of western 
ability, and we feel that our class has been 
benefited by her coming. At Intervale she 
skied and slid around twice as fast as any of the 
rest of us, but that's because she is so small. 
You know, she's the baby of our class in stature. 
We think that she has become a twin since she 
came to Abbot. Aren't she and Connie just 
inseparable? It is true that they are room- 
mates, but that doesn't always follow! 




CONSTANCE MOORE TWICHELL 

''Connie" 

New Britain, Conn. 

Wellesley One year 

Honor Roll Arm Band 

Odeon 
"A good name is better than precious oint- 
ment." 
Well, if here isn't Connie — another of our 
well known Twichells! Honestly, we just 
wouldn't know what to do without one! She can 
do everything from math to English, too — in 
fact, we know that if her name should be missing 
from the honor roll (and we're quite sure it 
never would) the list would rise up in protest 
right in Miss Bailey's hands, and she couldn't 
read another name till she'd added Connie's. 
She can ski, too, thanks to Intervale — just ask 
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Sept. 19 : — Bells began again. It was great to see the old girls and welcome the new ones. 

Sept. 22: — Miss Bailey talked to us, giving us our "send-off" for the year. 

Sept. 25: — We had the "new girl, old girl dance" to renew old ties and begin new ones. 

Sept. 30: — Second Sunday at school with Dr. Burnham to give more pointers on starting right. 

Oct. 2: — Senior picnic! What did we do? Ask any senior! 

Oct. 6: — Some of the seniors enacted for us "A Model Class Meeting." Moral, listen and learn. 

Oct. 7: — Miss Howey gave an interesting illustrated talk on "Old Japan". 

Oct. 9: — A country fair! You should have been there. Such "hick" outfits! 

Oct. 16: — Senior-mid picnic! Did they have a good time? Ask any senior-mid ! 

Oct. 20: — Students' recital. Congratulations, music pupils, it was fine. 

Oct. 24: — Faculty reception. When seniors begin to feel their "age". 

Oct. 27: — Miss Fraser gave a lecture on "World Problems and Their Solution." 

Oct. 30: — An Abbot Hallowe'en party. The recipe is Abbot girls, doughnuts, cider, season with 

fun. 
Nov. 4: — Miss Williamson of Hindman gave a most interesting talk on that school. 
Nov. 14: — Bradford day! You have to go to really appreciate it. The games, the songs, the fun, 

it's all so wonderful and when it's over, we love our Abbot more than ever. 
Nov. 21 : — Our faculty had a recital. Were we proud they were ours? That's not the half of it. 
Nov. 24: — Mosha Paranov gave an interesting piano recital. 
Dec. 1 : — Miss Friskin gave a splendid recital. We always love to hear her play. 
Dec. 11: — Mr. Charles Underhill read Dickens's Christmas Carol. That favorite story is more 

favored than ever now. Christmas vacation was drawing near. 
Dec. 15: — Andover children's Christmas party. The Abbot "children" had as much fun as the 

real children. Christmas vacation was drawing nearer. 
Dec. 16: — The Christmas service. It is a vital part of Abbot; the memories of it will last hand in 

hand with the love of our Alma Mater. 
Dec. 19: — "Write to me." "Give my love to Jim." "Where is my suitcase?" Vacation had 
come; we were going. 

an. 9: — "Betty! Peg!' ' " I've had a divine time." It was all over, we were back. 

an. 11: — Russian Cathedral Sextette gave us a pleasant evening's entertainment. 

an. 15: — We had a bridge and Mah Jong party. Green, white and red dragons filled the room. 

an. 20: — We heard a very inspiring talk by Miss Coats of Bradford Academy. 

an. 22: — Senior-mid plays. They were just great. Congratulations, senior-mids! 

an. 28: — Miss Adelaide Mercer from England gave a lecture on "Succession States of the 
Austrian Empire." 

an. 29: — Mr. Howe's recital. It was excellent. 

an. 31: — Mid-years — "enuf" said! 

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Feb. 4: — Seniors went to Intervale, the one place on earth. 

Feb. 9: — Seniors went to Abbot Alumnae luncheon. You have a lot to live up to, Seniors. 

Feb. 12: — Lincoln Memorial service. Miss Morgan read "He Knew Lincoln" and other poems 

delightfully. 
Feb. 26: — Miss Nichols gave a violin recital. Needless to say it was splendid. 
March 1 : — English V plays. Hats off to our authors and actors! It was great. 
March 2: — Miss Howey gave a lecture on "New Japan." 

March 11: — "Pomander Walk" was given by the seniors. Was ever a play so good? Never! 
March 15: — Music students gave another fine recital. 
March 20: — Spring vacation — need we say more? 

April 2 : — Back to school again to make the last term even better than the others. 
April 8: — German play was very ably given by the German department. 
April 20: — Easter and our Easter service. This service and the Christmas one have like places in 

our hearts, they tie us closer to our school. 
May 6: — Abbot's birthday. The senior play was repeated in honor of the occasion. 
May 10: — The great day, the prom. Marcels, perfume, silver slippers, music, dancing, last but 

not least, men; now I ask you, what more could one want at a prom? 
May 13: — The French play. How those girls could ' parler francais!" 
June 3: — The senior banquet and the giving of the senior parlor to the senior-mids. Why, oh 

why must seniors leave their school? Nor do they know how dearly they love it until they 

leave it. 
June 5: — Finals began. If you've done your best all year, good; if not, not so good. 
June 7 : — It was Rally Night, that great time when we did the snake dance on the circle. Fathers. 

mothers, alumnae, friends, all came to Abbot for commencement week had begun. 
June 8: — Baccalaureate sermon. Seniors were entering the outside world, Abbot backing them, 
June 9: — We got our marks. "Be still my heart," we all said as we looked at our papers. 
June 10: — Commencement. There aren't any words to express it. These come nearest, "O 

Abbot beautiful, mother we love." 



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^istorp as ^tubteb in 1935 



It was bedtime — Mary Ellen, an adorable child with blue eyes and golden 
curls, said her prayers, and scrambled into bed, awaiting her mother's goodnight 
kiss. 

"Goodnight, mama," she whispered. "Kiss Daddy for me, won't you?" 

"Goodnight, darling," replied her mother. "Yes, I will," and after turning 
out the light, she left the room. 

"Cooh, Mama, you forgot somepin! Honest, Mama — you forgot to put on 
my — my earphone." 

"Oh, I'm sorry, dear. Mother can't seem to remember them, can she? 
But you know, when I was a girl, I had to go to school, instead of learning all my 
lessons while I was asleep, as you do. We used to talk about those little ear- 
phones in our psychology class, but we never thought that our baby daughter 
would be using them, did we dear? There! Is that all right?' ' 

"Yes, Mama. It talked all about the Great War last night, and Pershing, 
'neverything. Do you member him, too?" 

"Yes, dear, goodnight!" 

"Goodnight, mama!" 

(The voice): 

Tonight you are to hear the history of the class of 1924 at Abbot Academy. 
Because the members of this class so distinguished themselves, their name and 
fame has gone down in Keating's " History for Tiny Tots." 

In the year 1919, two theories were prominent among a tribe of people who 
were known as Preps, distinguished by the extreme novelty of long hair, which 
was done in pigtails, a style common to that period. The first theory was: ■ — 

1) That the ice box, located on the second floor of Draper Hall, was ex- 
clusively the property of Miss K. R. Kelsey, used for the storage of her Eskimo 
pies. 

2) That the elevator was used nightly by Miss Bailey, who went on pil- 
grimages to the fourth floor, to kiss her youthful charges goodnight. 

The year 1920 was not so eventful as those which followed, so we shall hasten 
on to the more important parts. 

In the following year, the members of the class were known to the world at 
large as Junior Mids. At their first class meeting, Marjorie Moon was elected 
president, and at this time, Dartmouth green was chosen for the class color, much 
to the secret delight of several members. The underlying idea is too deep to be 
discussed at this point. In June of that year, Rally night was held, a date of much 

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importance in the history of Abbot. All members wore class colors and marched 
about a large circular spot of ground known as the Circle. Great excitement 
ensued when men from the neighboring institution of Andover marched in to 
celebrate the winning of a famous battle with Exeter. The event was distin- 
guished by white uniforms and torchlights. 

October 9, 1922. Date of Senior-Mid picnic. Members journeyed to the 
land of Pomp, where, beside a famous body of water, the ceremony of toasting 
marshmallows and hot dogs was held. 

January >3, 1923. A date of great importance. Members entertained men 
who journeyed on the Great Hill to a tea dance. The consternation of the younger 
classes was most apparent at this period. 

June 12, 1923. Senior class presented '24 with spade. 

September 19, 1924. Members returned for their Senior year, and an at- 
mosphere of great dignity (?) was prevalent at this period. Peggy MacDonald 
was president of the class. 

October 2, 1924. A gathering known as the Senior picnic was held at a 
beautiful spot many miles from school. Strange looking conveyances carried the 
members to and from the meeting place, and various ceremonies were conducted. 
It should be noted here that the group returned by moonlight, which was con- 
sidered a great feat, for they seldom braved the danger of the night. 

February 4, 1924. Group migrated to the Great Northland called Intervale, 
where sports were engaged in with much enthusiasm. Although the members 
became greatly fatigued, it is noticed that even now, when one of them perceives 
a flake of snow, the name Intervale is recalled with great agility. 

March 6. Class received Senior rings, which were sacred to them as bands of 
friendship between one another and all previous graduates. 

March 11. Members presented a play known as "Pomander Walk", to 
which people journeyed from far lands, in order that they might see the remark- 
able talents which the class possessed. 

May 10. One of the greatest ceremonies in history took place, namely the 
Abbot Prom. The event was distinguished and crowned with glory by a group of 
undergraduates who were seated in the spacious organ loft of Davis Hall. 

June 10. Commencement. Members received rolls of parchment with 
strange writing thereon, known as diplomas, and soon afterward the group 
separated to all parts of the world. 

Their history, however, does not stop with this event, for they distinguished 
themselves in many ways thereafter, and the name and fame of the class of 1924 
will never perish. 

Good -night. 
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Chelsea American, Chelsea, Mass. 

A food sale will be held in Shapley Brothers Clothing Store, next Saturday. 
The proceeds will be given to the government, for the improvement of mail 
service from Hanover, N. H. Misses Katharine Hart and Madelyn Shepard are 
to be in charge. 

Northampton News, Smith College Notes 

The Misses Polly Bullard, V. Ethel Thompson and Margaret MacDonald 
have been asked to leave, as they have created disturbance by being unneces- 
sarily noisy. It is said that the young ladies have annoyed the neighbors by 
perfume battles — a novel offense. 

Ballardvale Gazette 

Miss Barbara Loomer, who holds the speed record for the Elcar, was arrested 
last week for speeding, on the Academy Highway. 

Times, Pittsfield, N. H. 

A concert was given at the Town hall Friday evening, by Miss Dorothy 
A. Adams, pianist, assisted by Miss Carolyn Hall on the organ. 

Leominster Enterprise, Leominster, Mass. 

Miss Susanna Smith has boug"ht a farm on the Worcester road and will 
devote it to the care of cats and the cultivation of dandelions. 

Canton Advertiser, Canton, Mass. 

The Draper Ray Trio is engaged to play at the Senior dance at the high 
school next week. Miss Draper herself will play the saxophone. 

Transcript, Canandaigua, N. Y. 

Miss Dorothy Barringer will open the Pretty Pantry, on the corner of Main 
and Summer Sts., on the 15th of August. 

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Despatch, Altoona, Pa. 

Frisky Fanny, winner of the races Saturday, owned by Miss Marjorie Wolfe 
of this city, is to run in the London races next fall. 

Burlington Traveler, Burlington, Vt. 

The Misses Laura Bliss and Mary Harvey are at work in their study, com- 
posing a new English-French dictionary, to be called, "Bliss and Harvey English- 
French Dictionary for Advanced Classes." 

Kansas City Gazette, Kansas City 

It is rumored that the Hon. Marian Shryock, mayor of this city, and her 
private secretary, Miss Marian King, will make a trip East, to visit the school of 
their girlhood, Abbot Academy, Andover, Mass. 

Sun, Wilmington, Del. 

Ringling Bros.' Circus, here this week, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 
has on its list of entertainers, Genevra Rumford, a native of this city, and the 
tallest woman now known to be in captivity. She is assisted by her former class- 
mate, " Hefty "■ — the good-natured strong woman, who can lift with ease and 
comfort, a weight of 9,999 lbs. 

Republican, Johnstown, N. Y. 

The Shamrock quartette rendered a charming program at the I. O. O. F. 
hall, Saturday evening. Feature numbers were given by Misses Kelley and 
Ireland, formerly of the Abbot Academy Fidelio Society. 

Andover Townsman, Andover, Mass. 

On Sunday last, Miss Elsie M. Phillips of the Southwest Harbor Congrega- 
tional Church preached an inspiring sermon to the young girls of Abbot Academy. 
Afterwards, Miss Phillips went to the South Church Christian Endeavor, where 
she was welcomed by the president, Miss Ruth Pritchard. 

New York Times 

It is said that Miss Carolyn Straehley and Miss Marjorie Williamson intend 
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The Bugle, Bangor, Me. 

Mrs. Bob McLeod of this city is planning a tour. Mrs. McLeod will speak at 
Women's Clubs throughout the country on " Bangor the Beautiful." 

Star, Shrewsbury, Mass. 

Miss Adelaide Hammond, first woman member of Congress, visited her home 
last week. Miss Laura Scudder, World Tennis Champion, and Miss Hammond's 
former roommate at Abbot Academy, accompanied her. 

Whistle, Windsor, Conn. 

Miss Elisabeth Barss, principal of Loomis Institute and member of the 
Colonial French Club, gave a lecture on "How to Drop a Fragile Jug without 
Breaking It" at the Knights of Pythias, Saturday. 

Telegram, Essex Fells, N. J. 

Miss Margaret Bush, noted basketball coach and player for the International 
Women's League, has returned from London, and will go to Boston, Mass., to 
visit her friend, Miss Alice Hobart, author of " Hobart's Helpful Hints in Chem- 
istry." 

Paterson News, Paterson, N. J. 

Miss Margaret McKee of this city, was elected president of the Paterson 
M. C. T. U. at their last meeting. It is expected that Miss McKee will be very 
successful in the excellent temperance work now being done by the society. 

Sentinel, Brookline, Mass. 

Miss Lila Clevenger, formerly of the village, made a record at the league 
basketball game Friday night, of forty baskets in thirty minutes. Miss Clevenger 
is a graduate of Abbot Academy, and was a member of its basketball team. 

Portland Daily News, Portland, Me. 

The noted artists, Misses Betty Bragg and Priscilla Bradley, have been here 
sketching this week-end. Their paintings of this city will be on exhibition to the 
public in the library, this coming week. 

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Rochester Monthly, Rochester, X. H. 

The Hon. Kathryn Wallace, principal of the Wallace Female Seminary of 
Secretarial Work, spoke at the High School on the fifteenth of last month. Her 
subject was "Secretarial Work; Advantages and Disadvantages." 

Jamestown Enterprise, Jamestown, X. Y. 

The Hospital Benefit rummage sale will take place this coming week. Miss 
Willson, Headnurse, and assistant, Miss Epler will be in charge. 

Mansfield Gazette, Mansfield 

Miss Helen Keating of 87654 Central Ave., gave a tea last Saturday, in 
honor of her friend, Miss Elsie Draper, of Canton, Mass., who is visiting this city 
for a short time. 

Springfield Republican, Springfield, Mass. 

At the meeting of the School Board, last Saturday, Miss Elizabeth Sweet 
read her resignation from the Mathematics Department. 

Claremont Courier, Claremont, X. H. 

Miss Margaret Colby, former sales-lady for Kolynos Tooth Paste, is now in 
business with the Listerine Company. The change was most unexpected. 

ADS 

Miss McCarthy's Skiing School for Girls 

Intervale, X. H 

Boarding and Day Students 

also Correspondence Course. 

Address — Miss Frances Ann McCarthy 

Intervale. X. H. (Box 1) 

This week Mon, Tues., Wed. at the Colonial 

Betty Harrington in "The Girl on the Hill" 

Directed by M. E. Ward 

Thurs., Fri., Sat. at the Strand 

Ruth Hawley in "A Town in Xew England" 

Comedy — "Pat and Flather" — bring the kiddies 

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Qtt)t Class OTtU 

We, the class of 1924, of Abbot Academy, Andover, Mass., in a sane and 
sober condition and right mind, and having imbibed as much knowledge as may 
be expected of us, do hereby bequeath our most precious and battered possessions 
and privileges as follows: 

First, To the Class of 1925 — 

I The first seven rows of chapel seats. 

II The privilege of preceding in passing through doors or means of exit, any 
person or persons belonging to Abbot, except members of the Faculty 
or guests. 

Ill The Senior Parlor and contents, including the assignment books in the 
lower left-hand drawer of the desk, and the psychology and ethics ques- 
tions in the upper left-hand drawer, not excepting the bills, receipts and 
notes of ten years past in the upper right-hand drawer and the latest 
best seller carefully tucked in the lower right-hand drawer. 

IV The privilege of playing the Victrola and the many broken records. 

V The treat of sitting contentedly during a meal without danger of losing 
your appetite and without fear of dropping your knife and breaking a 
plate from fright or without danger of tearing a clean handkerchief to 
shreds while waiting in suspense until the bell rings for you to give the 
news. 

VI Visions of Intervale to the Class of '25. 

VI I Our cotton stockings and woolen underwear to the needy of Andover. 

VIII Our extension sleeves to those without. 

IX To Stu. G. our can openers. 

X Our flashlights to the grinds. 

XI To the girls on the hill, rooms on the South side. 

XII Our thumbtacks to those who can pull them out. 

Second, To some individuals — 

I Our cast off rubbers to Henry himself. 

II More copies of "Fourscore and seven years" to Miss Pettingell. 

III Dorothy Barringer's general information to Mittie. 

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IV Laura Bliss' vocabulary to H. Brewster. 

V Frances McCarthy's flow of language to Charlotte Kitchen. 

VI Feg McKee's makeup to Alfreda Stanley. 

VII Cur book entitled "Myself" to Kate L. Potter. 

VIII Our ailments and troubles to Alice Cole. 

IX Our daredevilish characteristics to Virginia Spear. 

X Pris Bradley's giggle to Miss Mason. 

XI P. Draper's jazz whistle to Barbara Nelson. 

XII The burden and progress of the T. B. Society to Gretchen. 

XIII Kay Wallace's reducing exercises to Carol Bridgeham. 

XIV Kay Hart's hair curlers to V. Thompson. 

XV Our Yale banners to Elizabeth Tuttle. 

XVI Genevra Rumford's stockings to Frances Howard. 

XVII Elsie Draper's henna hair dye to M. Quain. 

XVIII "The Plastic Age" to H. Sagendorf. 

XIX Our snaky dresses to M. Hawkes. 

XX Our marceling irons to E. M. Ward. 

XXI B. Bragg's musical laugh to Manon Wood. 

Third, To the School — 

I A tree to beautify the premises. 

II The courtesy of the underclass girls (where is it?) including: 

a Calling of Seniors " Miss ". 
b Rising on entrance of Seniors, 
c Fastening of Senior goloshes, 
d Pushing in Seniors' chairs at the table. 
e Carrying of wraps and books for Seniors, 
f Holding open of doors for Seniors. 
Ill The hope and fulfilment of becoming a Senior. 
In testimony whereof we hereunto set our hand and seal and declare this to 
be our last will and testament, this tenth day of June in the year A. D. 1924. 

Class of Nineteen Hundred and Twenty-Four 



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Snterbale 



Hello to Abbot! How do you do? 

We've had a good time and hope you have too. 

Beefsteak for breakfast, coffee at night, 

When you go to Intervale, you'll know we are right! 



Intervale without the Seniors 

Is like a meal without the eats 
Is like a mail without a letter 

Is like a cook-book without receipts 
Is like Wednesday without a roll 

Is like a stocking without a hole 
But there's one thing worse in this universe. 
And that's the Seniors, we say the Seniors, 

We mean the Seniors without Intervale! 



Sure, a little bit of Heaven 

Fell from out the sky one day 
And it nestled in New Hampshire 

Not so many miles away 
And when the angels found it 

Sure, it looked so sweet and fair, 
They said "Suppose we leave it 

For it is so peaceful there." 
So, they sprinkled it with sunshine 

Just to make the pine trees grow. 
They're the finest ones that can be found 

No matter where you go. 
And they placed the mountains round it 

Just to keep away the gale 
And when they had it finished 

Sure, they called it Intervale! 

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Would you like to hear the story 

Of a day at Intervale? 
It's the place you know the 

Seniors go to ski and slide and trail. 
It's way up in the mountains and 

It's buried deep in snow, 
And it's Oh So Cold There 

Way up at Intervale. 

W T e go to bed so late at night 

And sleep the whole night through 
We get up late next morning, don't 

You wish that you could too? 
For the only bell that rings there 

Is the welcome dinner bell 
And we'ie Oh So Hungry 

Way up at Intervale. 

You ought to see the things we ate 

You'd hardly think we could 
For dieting is quite taboo, 

That is understood. 
We've griddle cakes for breakfast 

And we've bacon bats for lunch 
And It All Tastes So Good 

Way up at Intervale. 

We had a swell toboggan chute, 

You ought to seen us slide! 
We went down on Toboggans 

Just like Ben Hur used to ride. 
We visited in negligee, 

Were late for breakfast too 
A nd We Never had to crack a Book 

Way up at Intervale. 



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parting &ong 

Mother, we must leave thee now, 
Grim old Time's relentless pace 
Ends our years of work and play, 
Other Seniors take our place. 

Now the dim horizon calls; 
Mother, give to us Godspeed! 
From the four ends of the earth 
Back to thee, our paths will lead. 



We will not forget thy trust 

But, when turn the maple leaves 

In our Autumn's mellow time 

Bring thee back our golden sheaves. 



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impressionistic portraits 



Laura Bliss 

Baby's mouth 
Palmolive Soap 
Arguing still 
Stopped ■ — Nope 



Eppie 



Lovely girl 
Happy face 
And in Rhythmic 
Lots of grace 



'Tommie" 

Pink silk and 
Arbutus 
Cream and 
Strawberries 



Betty Bragg 

Pink gingham 
And honey 
Giggling 
And funny 



Ruth Flather 

A pouting baby 
A saucy tongue 
A little Fox Terrier 
Snapdragons 



Shryock 



Grinning face 
Long and slim 
Running, hopping 
Lots of vim 



Elsie Draper 

Curling Iron 
Golden Hair 
Blue and Gold 
Something rare 



Betty Willson 

A still pool 
A satin shoe 
A Harvest moon 
Eyes of blue 



'Pris" Draper 

A fire engine 
A Greek profile 
A jazz band 
A clever style 



Peggy Mac Donald 

Blue velvet and 
Scotch plaid 
Rosebath salts and 
Amber beads 



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Motto — "To strive, to seek, to find and not to yield." Tennyson 
Colors — Orange and black 
Flower — Black-Eyed Susan 
Class song — 
Twenty-five to you we're singing, 
Twenty-five we'll e'er be true, 
Twenty-five our voices ringing in glad praises we sing to you 
May we ever more be steadfast to the orange and the black, 
May we never forget 
We've a duty to you 

Oh Abbot, twenty-five! 



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Officers? of g>econb ^emesfter 



President 
Vice-President 
Secretary 
Treasurer 



Ruth Davies 

Marion Quain 

Elizabeth Tuttle 

Charlotte Kitchen 



President Evelyn McDougall 

Vice-President Elizabeth Mary Ward 

Secretary Eunice Huntsman 

Treasurer Margaret Hawkes 



Evelyn Bailey 
Eleanor Bodwell 
Elaine Boutwell 
Harriette Brewster 
Elizabeth Burtnett 
Margaret Caverno 
Harriet Cheney 
Elizabeth Cutter 
Margaret Daniell 
Ruth Davies 
Annie Dunn Estes 
Jean Gordon 
Helen Hardenbergh 
Margaret Hawkes 



Frances Howard 
Eunice Huntsman 
Beatrice Joerissen 
Theodate Johnson 
Natalia J ova 
Charlotte Kitchen 
Elizabeth Lincoln 
Emily Lyman 
Sarah MacPherran 
Evelyn McDougall 
Hildegarde Mittendorff 
Barbara Nelson 
Kate Louise Potter 
Marion Quain 



Lila Rich 
Elizabeth Righter 
Helen Sagendorph 
Mary Simpson 
Virginia Spear 
Hildred Sperry 
Alfreda Stanley 
Virginia Thompson 
Elizabeth Tuttle 
Doris von Culin 
Elisabeth Mary Ward 
Margaret Wilson 
Marion Wood 
Emma Louise Wylie 
Phyllis Yates 



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O Abbot beautiful, guide of our youth, 
Girded with sacrifice, lighted with truth. 
Thee will thy daughters praise, all else above : 
O Abbot beautiful, Mother we love! 

O Abbot beautiful! Memories dear 
Thrill through our hearts as they turn to thee here: 
Mothers, whose tenderness, wisdom and power 
Constant have guarded us, e'en to this hour! 

Here were sweet friendships born, here visions true, 
Here purpose steadfast to dare and to do, 
Here did we consecrate life to the best, 
O Abbot beautiful, at thy behest. 

O Abbot beautiful, Mother so dear! 
Now as we gather to sing to thee here, 
Strengthen our loyalty, help us to prove, 
O Abbot beautiful, worthy thy love. 



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President 

Vice-President 

Secretary 

Treasurer (resigned) 

Treasurer . . 



Kathryn Wallace 
Elizabeth Bragg 
Evelyn MacDougall 
Bessie Korst 
Marian Shryock 



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President 

First Vice-President 

Second Vice-President 

Third Vice-President 

Secretary 



Polly Blllard 
Ethel Thompson 
Betty Willson 
Betty Harrington 
Margaret Colby 



Kathryn Wallace 
Helen Epler 
Talita Jova 



Elizabeth Bragg 
Priscilla Bradley 
Anstiss Bowser 
Phyllis Yates 



Eleanor Robbins 
Margaret MacDonald 
Ellen Faust 



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Evelyn MacDougal 
Dorothy Hallett 



Eleanore Bodwell 
Elaine Boutwell 
Elizabeth Bragg 
Polly Bullard 
Elizabeth Burtwell 
Margaret Caverno 
Nancy Chamberlin 
Katherine Clay 
Margaret Colby 
Alice Cole 
Doris VonCulin 
Priscilla Draper 
Annie Dunn Estes 
Phyllis Farwell 
Elsie Faust 



Frances Flagg 
Josephine Gasser 
Jean Gordon 
Gracie Griffin 
Caroline Hall 
Helen Hardenbergh 
Adelaide Hammond 
Katherine Hart 
Mary Harvey 
Gertrude Holbrook 
Eleanor Ireland 
Melinda Judd 
Charlotte Kitchin 
Ruth Kelley 
Marion King 

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Frances McDougall 
Marion Quain 
Genevra Rumford 
Helen Sagendorph 
Marian Shryock 
Susanna Smith 
Virginia Speare 
Hildred Sperry 
Alfreida Stanley 
Caroline Straehley 
Harriet Sullivan 
Elizabeth Tuttle 
Ruth Wilkinson 
Marjorie Wolfe 



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Margaret Mac Donald 



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Editor-in-Chief (resigned) 

Editor-in-Chief 

A rt Editor 
Priscilla Bradley 



Nancy Chamberlin 
Ruth Hawley 



Literary Editors 
Susanna Smith 
Helen Epler 
Marian Shryock 



Bessie Korst 

Margaret MacDonald 

Business Manager 
Caroline Straehley 



Ruth Kelley 
Marjorie Wolfe 



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Adelaide Hammond '24 


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Mary Simpson '25 



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Adelaide Hammond 
Elaine Boutwell 



Elizabeth Willson 
Laura Scudder 



Kathryn Wallace 
Constance Twichell 



Ruth Pritchakd 
Bessie Korst (1923) 



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President 
Vice-President 
Secretary and Treasurer 



Ruth Flather 
Marian Shryock 
Ethel Thompson 



Priscilla Bradley 
Margaret Bush 



Alice Hobart 
Marian Quain 



Margaret MacDonald 
Evelyn MacDougall 



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Gretchen Vanderschmidt 

Susanna Smith 



Caroline Straehley 
Helen Keating 
Betty Bragg 

Gracie Griffin 
Sylvia Shapleigh 
Doris Von Culin 



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President 

Secretary and Treasurer 



Mary Simpson 
Lila Clevenger 



Austiss Bowser 
Elizabeth M. Ward 
Eunice Huntsman 



Margaret Hawkes 
Elisabeth Barss 



Betty Cutter 
Helen Sagendorph 
Ruth E. Davies 



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Helen Epler 
Marian Shryock 
Margaret Bush 



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The night of the sixth of November, thv^re was an air of suppressed excitement 
throughout the building. We were all waiting expectantly for the next day, but 
when morning came it held only a rainy day and classes for us. After being 
postponed a second time because of bad weather, Bradford Day really came on the 
fourteenth. 

We arrived at Bradford in high spirits, with everyone determined to do her 
best. When we had sung our greeting song, we all went to the tennis courts. 
Owing to Elizabeth Burtnett's illness, Lucie Locker substituted in the singles. 
She certainly played a remarkable game and came up in the second set, following 
Abbot's custom, although she lost by a score of 0-6, 4-6. In doubles Betty 
Lincoln, substituting for Doris von Culin, and Laura Scudder won by a score of 
6-0, 6-4. After the honors of tennis had been evenly divided, the croquet match 
was played. Despite the skill of our team, the Collieson sisters won with the 
utmost ease. It seemed miraculous for any one to play the way they did. By 
this time we were all very ready and eager for luncheon. We felt more enthusiastic 
than ever after it and sang our songs with the greatest fervor. Before we were 
tired of singing it was time for clock golf to be played, so we hurried out to watch 
it. The nearness of Bradford's mascot, a goat with a gold ribbon 'round its neck, 
we are sure helped Bradford to win. We then rushed to the hockey field. There 
the closest, and perhaps the most exciting match of the day took place, with 
Bradford coming out victorious with just one goal more. Last, but far from 
least, was the basketball game. It was a glorious, wonderful one. We had never 
seen our team play so well throughout the fall and we were certainly proud of it. 
The victory of 36-14 made us so happy that we didn't mind losing the day so 
much. 

Now it was time to leave. When we had sung our good-bye song, we scram- 
bled into our cars, each one thinking what a great day it had been and what great 
girls Bradford girls were. 



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Phyllis Yates 
Polly Bullard 
Lucy Sanborn 
Marian Shryock 

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Lucie Locker 



Ethel Thompson 
Margaret -Bush 
Margaret Mac Donald 
Dorothy Hallett 
Eleanor Robbins 
Laura Scudder 
Elizabeth Burtnett 
Melinda Judd 



Ruth Pritchard 
Lila Clevenger 
Margaret McKee 
Talita J ova 
Caroline Straehley 
Betty Lincoln 
Katherine Farlow 



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Eleanor Robbins, l.h. 
Katherine Farlow, r.h. 
Margaret MacDonald (Captain), l.f. 



Evelyn Gliddex, l.w. 
Caroline Straehley, r.w. 
Margaret McKee, c.h. 
Polly Bullard, r.h. 
Marian Shryock, r.f. 
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Lucie Locker 



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Elizabeth Lincoln 



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By Louis Parker 



THE CAST 
John Sayle, 10th Baron Otford 
Lieut, the Hon. John Sayle, R. N. 
Admiral Sir Peter Antrobus 
Jerome Brooke-Hoskyn, Esc. 
The Rev. Jacob Sternroyd, D.D., F.S.A. 
Mr. Basil Pringle 
Jim ... 

The Muffin Man 
The Lamplighter 
The Eyesore 

Madame Lucie Lachesnais 
Mille. Mariolaine Lachesnais 
Mrs. Pamelia Poskett 
Miss Ruth Pennymint 
Miss Barbara Pennymint 
The Hon. Caroline Thring 
Nannette . 
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Marian Shryock 
Caroline Straehley 
Kathryn Wallace 
Susanna Smith 
Elisabeth Barss 
Ruth Pritchard 
Priscilla Bradley 
Genevra Rumford 
Elisabeth Willson 
Margaret Bush 
Helen Keating 
Elizabeth Harrington 
Elizabeth Bragg 
Marjorie Williamson 
Caroline Hall 
Margaret McKee 
Mary Harvey 
Mary Elizabeth Ward 
Margaret Bush 
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A row of five small houses of the early Elizabethan type, each with a garden 
in front; a huge elm tree in the center; at one side a summer house or "gazebo" 
covered with climbing flowers; two lamp-posts; and a wall which hides the river 
from our eyes. Such is Pomander Walk, a little suburb of London that has its 
share of joys and sorrows, humor and pathos. 

When Act I opens Sir Peter Antrobus, king of the walk, and Mr. Brooke- 
Hoskyn, "a gentleman of distinction," are playing quoits under the elm. The 
game finished, Mrs. Poskett, an elderly widow of youthful actions, Mr. Pringle, a 
violinist, also Misses Ruth and Barbara Pennymint, two rather elderly sisters, 
join in a friendly chat. Into this group comes Madame Lachesnais and her 
daughter Marjolaine, preceded by the maid, Nanette, on their way to market. 
The Eyesore, the Walk's disgrace, is seen to throw away his pipe which, in the 
horrified silence that follows, is picked up by the Reverend Doctor Sternroyd 
who believes it to be an early Elizabethan tobacco pipe. No sooner has he left 
than the Honorable Caroline Thring appears to "give advice and distribute 
alms." 

The next arrival is Lord Otford who has come to consult Sir Peter about his 
son, Jack Sayle, whom he wishes to have marry Caroline Thring. Sir Peter agrees 
to try to influence Jack about the matter. As Sir Peter and Lord Otford leave, 
Marjolaine seats herself under the elm and is interrupted by a young man, who 
introduces himself as Jack Sayle. Marjolaine offers him her mother's claret to 

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quench his thirst and their conversation is interrupted by the arrival of The 
Muffin Man, making escape impossible as the entire Walk is awake. Jack meets 
Sir Peter who recognizes him and presents him to Madame Lachesnais who faints 
at hearing the name, Jack Sayle. 

At the beginning of Act II in a monologue by Brooke-Hoskyn to his wife we 
learn he has written to Lord Otford telling him of Jack's visit. Madame learns 
from her daughter that she is in love with Jack, the son of the Lord Otford Mad- 
ame loved years ago, and makes her promise to forget him. Lord Otford visits 
the Admiral in a towering rage. He has received an anonymous letter telling of 
Jack's visit to the Walk on Saturday and of his affair with Marjolaine. Sir Peter 
leaves Lord Otford sitting in the gazebo where Madame encounters him. The 
cool conversation terminates in the discovery by Lord Otford that Madame is the 
Lucy Pryor he loved. Jack Sayle returns disguised as the Eyesore and a charm- 
ing love scene ensues between Marjolaine and Jack presenting the puzzle as to 
how they are to be married. Dr. Sternroyd appears at the psychological moment 
and is persuaded to get them the desired license. At this point the Eyesore 
angrily throws Sempronius, the precious cat of Mrs. Poskett's, into the river for 
eating his fish. Sir Peter rescues him and Mrs. Poskett falling on his neck loudly 
acclaims him her "hero". 

Act III displays Pomander Walk, at its best, having tea. Sir Peter is prac- 
tically ignored, Mrs. Poskett in a tearful condition, and even a song from Barbara 
fails to bring back the customary happiness. Mrs. Poskett, with the help of 
Jim, " the son of a sea cook, " servant to the Admiral, makes her final attempt to 
"get her Peter." She succeeds. Lord Otford returns wishing to see Madame 
Lachesnais and the reconciliation ends happily with future prospects of their own 
marriage and that of Marjolaine and Jack. The curtain falls with the announce- 
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All her life Princess Von Yeldern had been kept away from the world in a 
lonely palace. Her life was an unhappy one. She was destined to marry an old 
German count, many years her senior, and about whom she cared nothing. One 
day the princess stopped at a little mountain inn to pass the afternoon quietly and 
obscurely with her guardian. After she had been sent to bed, she crept down to 
the veranda to get some air. She met there a young poet who was gazing through 
a telescope in search of his far away Princess. The two commenced a conversation 
in which the princess took a great delight since she was never allowed to converse 
with people in such an unconventional way. The poet told her his secret, that 
he was madly in love with a princess; a real princess! Every day he saw her in her 
window in her lonely, isolated palace by gazing through this telescope. The 
young man, completely ignorant of the identity of his young friend, raved about 
his princess. Oh! He knows this girl had never known a real true princess as he 
had. It was very amusing to hear the poet rave, to see the poor astonished girl 
while the audience knew all the time thai the ideal princess of the poet was only 
two feet from him. Baroness Von Brack, having discovered that her precious 
charge was not soundly asleep but missing, came out on the veranda. The 
Baroness, shocked and terrified, ordered the Princess to go inside and the poet to 
leave immediately. It was really sad when the two young people were parted for 
the poet had begun to love the princess for her own sake, and the poor princess 
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As the curtain slowly rose, we saw before us a laundry, and seated on various 
chairs, tables, and stools were some of its busy workers. After the first few 
sentences we knew we were in London. Mrs. Plun, Phyl Yates, told us about the 
weddin's and funerals of all her relations, and the girls talked about their beaus. 
Soon the conversation turned to Maudie, the poor girl who was working with 
them. They made fun of her imagination and her shirt. A year or more ago a 
man had left a shirt there, and Maudie had carefully washed and ironed it each 
day. While they were talking, Madeleine Howard as Maudie came in. 

Maudie busied herself with her work and, when asked where she was going 
on the holiday, and who was going to take her out, had to confess that she had no 
one. Poor little thing, she was a workhouse orphan, and had never known love 
and care of any sort. The girls, Celeste and Rose, twitted Maudie about the 
shirt, and learned that the owner's name was Mr 'Orace Germsmith. Maudie 
wove a tale about him as a fairy prince. The girls refused to believe it, and 
decided to leave their work for the day. 

Maudie was left alone, and while working around the laundry, who should 
come in but our A. D. Estes as Mr 'Orace. After much boasting on the part of the 
hero, and pleading on that of the heroine, Mr. 'Orace consented to take Maudie 
out. But she felt that he was ashamed of her. And as her sense of pride would 
not allow her to accept his invitation, she suddenly refused to go and 'Orace, 
offended, left. As he went out of the door she sank to the floor in a sobbing 
heap, all her beautiful hopes dashed to the ground. As the curtain dropped we 
felt the sense of admiration she had awakened in the hero, but we saw that she 
could never know of it. 

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"The Lost Silk Hat" is a one-act comedy with a very subtle and amusing 
plot. The curtain rises; enter Lois Babcock as the hero. The young man has 
just quarrelled with his sweetheart and has sworn " to join the Bosnians and die in 
Africa." He finds that in his haste he has left his silk hat behind him and then 
follow several amusing incidents resulting from his attempts to find some one to 
get his hat for him. 

First enters Mary Simpson as the laborer, but in vain does the young man 
beg him to enter the house and recover the lost hat. The laborer "doesn't like 
this job" and slouches away. 

Then comes the clerk, Peggy Wilson, but he too refuses to take any part 
whatsoever in helping the now frantic hero to recover his hat and he passes on. 

Now comes Migs Hawkes as the poet with his many flowery and eloquent 
speeches and he offers gladly to be of assistance if only a suitable plan can be 
devised. But none of the schemes thought of seem to be of use and so at last, the 
young man decides that he must get it himself. The poet remonstrates profusely 
but to no avail, for the young man "can not be seen in the streets of London 
without a hat" and since no one will get it for him, he must get it himself. He 
enters the house and the poet waits outside to see what will happen next. 

Soon the labourer, the clerk, and the policeman, Virginia Thompson, come on 
the stage and are just in time to hear the strains of a duet. The poet declares 
that "romance is dead" for in his opinion to marry is much less romantic than to 
go and "die for a hopeless love in Africa." 



Htgfjtfjousie 208 

By Genevra Rumford 

David McGregor, lighthouse keeper . . . Elaine Boutwell 

Bess, his wife ....... Gretchen Vanderschmidt 

Peterson, an inspector ..... Melinda Judd 

As the curtain rises, we are confronted by the scene of a small but well-kept 
interior of a lighthouse, situated in Boston Harbor. The furnishings of the room 
are rather meager, a table on which there rests an old-fashioned oil lamp, a small 
fireplace surmounted by a mantel containing a few books, and a few chairs placed 
about the room add to its atmosphere of comfort. 

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In a low rocker a woman is seated, with her head in her hands. Presently she 
sighs and walks over to the window, looks out, and returns to her seat beside the 
table, just as her husband, a jolly-faced sea captain, enters the room. He sees at 
once that something is wrong, and proceeds to ask his wife what is troubling her. 
In a few words she tells him how discontented she has become with life at the 
lighthouse, and how she wants him to resign his position, that they may go to the 
city. There life would be far more attractive and Dave could secure a much 
better position — why he might drive a milk team, or even become a brick layer! 
Although Dave does not approve of the idea, he finally consents, and proceeds to 
draw up his resignation as keeper of Lighthouse 208. 

They are interrupted by Mr. Peterson, the inspector, who has come to bring 
their mail. In the course of the conversation, he learns of their intentions of 
going to the city, and informs them of a friend of his who would be glad to accept 
the vacancy. He is, however, very much surprised at their plan, and asks how 
they are going to get along without the cheerful boom of the sea, which has been 
a friend to them for so long, and the beauty of their surroundings, which they have 
always enjoyed. Then Bess thinks of Rover — what will they do without him? 
And the chickens — why, she just can't leave them! Finally they decide that 
they cannot leave after all, and Mr. Peterson goes out, leaving Dave and Bess 
looking out of the window, their arms around each other, assured that, after all, 
there is no place like home. 



He little ®i#tau 

By Helen Simpson Keating 

The curtain rises on a charming scene in the home of Bill Martin and his 
daughter Venda. Breakfast is just over, and as Mr. Martin starts off to business, 
Venda asks him as a special favor, to bring home a voice record for the new 
victrola. This makes him very angry, and here the suspense begins. For why 
should Mr. Martin, who loves to please Venda, so hate singing? But Venda, 
who has a lovely voice, may not even hum, while doing her household tasks. 

After Mr. Martin has gone, Venda busies herself with the dishes, until a 
knock is heard at the door, and in walks Monsieur Courbert, manager of the 
Golden Peacock, and possessor of a most astonishing French accent. He offers 
Venda the title role in "Ze Leettle Oiseaux" — a singing and dancing part. She 
hesitates to sign the contract without consulting her father, but there is to be no 
time lost, and she starts to sign. However, she does not have time to finish before 



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Bill Martin comes in. He is furiously angry, and sternly reprimanding Venda, 
forbids her to take the part. She tries to be cheerful and starts to hum a tune 
which has been running through her mind. Her father seems to have a particular 
aversion to that tune. Finally, he is forced to explain that her mother, who left 
her home and family to sing in grand opera, used to sing it to Venda as a lullaby. 
Soon, as Venda is dusting, alone in the room, the tune is heard from outside. 
It grows nearer and nearer, until the door opens and Bianca Martinoli enters. 
Bill comes in, and the husband and wife recognize each other and explain to Venda. 
At first he is very angry, but Bianca explains that "home ees best" and the play 
ends happily, as all plays should. 



Haragueta 

Again the talent in the Spanish classes blossomed out. This year they de- 
lighted us with an amusing comedy entitled Zaragueta. Not many of us really 
understood the things the characters said to each other, but there is an old saying 
that "actions speak louder than words." 

The story centered around the nephew, Corlos, of an old Spanish family. 
He had been sent to Madrid to study, and while there he had gotten himself 
greatly in debt to a certain Zaragueta, a Jewish money lender. Carlos wrote to 
his aunt and uncle telling them that his health had given out, and that he must 
have money in order to go to Paris for a necessary operation, and telling them 
also that he was coming home first. 

Carlos arrived and with him the Jew. The boy became so scared that he took 
his cousin Maruja into his confidence. She very easily fooled the old aunt and 
uncle, and when the deaf Jew came to demand his money, all kinds of misunder- 
standings arose, making it screamingly funny. 

Finally Carlos and Zaragueta met. Carlos shut Zaragueta up in a woodshed 
at the back of the stage. Through the mistakes of every one the aunt and uncle 
thought that Carlos had become crazy, and that he was shut up in the woodshed. 
They thought that the best thing to do was to cover him with cold water. This 
was done, and after much screaming and yelling on the part of Zaragueta, the 
door of the woodshed was opened, and the wet Jew came out. Carlos confessed 
and all was satisfactorily explained. 



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"<§iui£>ttgess IrTor^etdben" 

On the eighth of April, some of the students from the German Department 
gave a very amusing and charming little play called "Giinstiges Vorzeichen". 
The story centers around an old German who is very superstitious. Herr Rillberg, 
as he is called, has a daughter, Karoline, and a niece, Brunhilde, who is also his 
ward. The father wishes to have Karoline married before she is twenty to some 
quite well-to-do young man. His friend, Professor Rantenstrauch, tells him that 
a young friend of his has seen Karoline and wishes to marry her. Herr Holdhans, 
the suitor, calls to ask formally for Karoline and finds that he had seen and fallen 
in love with Brunhilde, not Karoline. He finds out, however, to his great relief, 
that Karoline is in love with a poor man and will not marry him. Then Holdhans 
is free to ask Brunhilde to marry him. When Herr Rillberg finds out that Hold- 
hans is going to marry Brunhilde he is, at first, very angry. But at last he is 
reconciled to the situation and everything ends happily. 

Sylvia Shapleigh, as Karoline, was just as modest and submissive as a 
daughter is supposed to be. In contrast, Hildegarde Mittendorff, as Brunhilde, 
was very lively and coquettish. Gretchen Vanderschmidt made a splendid old, 
superstitious, polite German father. Herr Holdhans was supposed to be very 
embarrassed and ill-at-ease in the presence of ladies. Ruth Davies, in this part, 
made us fully appreciate his many qualms. The lovely German songs gave an 
additional touch of color to the whole gay evening. 



l^e Jfrenci) Cbentng 

The long expected "French Evening" was most pleasantly spent on May 
thirteenth, and the large French Department widely represented. 

All about McKeen Hall, pretty French Peasant girls in native costumes, and 
wearing the head dresses of many provinces wended their way between tables 
selling boutonnieres or light refreshments, while on the stage a few of the best 
scenes from Moliere's "Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme" were played with much 
"entrain", succeeded by others from "Monsieur Perrechon" byLabiche et Martin. 
A short modern sayuete depicting the Christmas difficulties of a young Parisian 
couple in their gift-giving was also presented. 

French Rounds, Songs and Fables held the audience captive and elicited 
warm applause, the while a delightful French atmosphere pervaded the entire 
evening which was a great artistic and linguistic success. 

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A is for Abbot whose fame we can tell. 

B is for B. B. whom we all love well. 

C stands for Callers who come Friday Eve. 

D for Demerits which we always receive. 

E stands for Eating, our favorite pastime. 

F for the Fat we consider a crime. 

G is for Gray's where bologna is bought. 

H for our Homes which are tenderly sought. 

I for Infirmary which makes us turn pale. 

J for Johnny giving pills without fail. 

K for Miss Kelsey who teaches you in Math. 

L for the Laundry with well-beaten path. 

M is for Money which we're always without. 

N is for News which we get up and spout. 

O for the Office — most terrible place. 

P for the Prunes we eat after grace. 

Q is for Quiet time when we repent of our sin. 

R is for Rolling which makes us all thin. 

S for the Sundaes we eat in delight. 

T for the Themes that we do have to write. 

U for Ulysses whose feats we all know. 

V for Vacation when home we all go. 
W is for Work of which we have much. 

X for Xanthus which sure beat the Dutch . 

Y for the Youths who live up on the Hill. 
Z for the Zeroes we avoid with a will. 



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8n #be to tfje letter ftacfe 

O Letter Rack with vacant stare 
And empty space you greet me there. 
Never find I a letter rare. 
You Letter Rack! 

Too often would I sigh and pine, 
And wish a letter might be mine, 
But never did I find a sign, 
You Letter Rack! 

One day my heart did leap with glee 
There was a note on it for me 
But it indeed was from B. B. 
O, Fatal Day! 

When to the Rack next day I went 
Not e'en a note for me was meant. 
"Forsooth " I cried, with rapture rent 
"I am content." 



Easy Melody 

Raggedy Ann 

In Love With Love 

Oh, Harold' 

Mr. Gallagher, Mr. Shean 

Home Town Blues 

Swingin Down the Lane 

Babbling Brook 

Sweet Marimba 



E. WlLLSON 

B. Bragg 

E. Robbins 

K. Hart 

P. Draper, H. Epler 

D. Hallett 

E. Sweet 

F. A. McCarthy 

M. Shryock 



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Maggie 

Pack Up Your Sins, and Go to the Devil 

Louisville Lou 

Valentino Jones 

Linger Awhile 

Oh Susanne 

Born and Bred in Brooklyn 

California 

Chicago 

Love Will Find a Way 

I Love Her in the Morning 

Crinoline Days 

But, You Never Can Tell 

Angel Child 

Open Your Heart 

They're All My Boys 

Aw, Come On 

You'd Be Surprised 

When We Were Married 

I Like a Big Town 

Song of India 

That Red-head Gal 

Peggy Dear 

First, Last, and Always 

I Never Miss the Sunshine 

"Minding My Business" 

"Runnin' Wild" 

Angel Child 

Apple Blossom Time 

When You're Alone 

All Muddled Up 

Mickey 

Barney Google 

Nuthin But 

Sweet Adeline 

K-K-K Katy 



M. Colby 

P. Bullard 

H. Keating 

M. McKee 

P. Bradley 

S. Smith 

M. Williamson 

L. Clevenger 

M. Harvey 

M. Wolfe 

B. Harrington 

C. Straehley 
E. Thompson 

M. King 

M. Shepabd 

R. Kelly 

G. Rumford 

E. Ireland 

R. Flather 

A. Hobart 

L. SCUDDER 

E. Draper 

M. MacDonald 

M. E. Ward 

C. Twichell 

E. Barss 

N. Chamberlain 

L. Bliss 

C. Hall 

D. Barringer 
E. Phillips 
R. Hawley 

D. Adams 

B. Loomer 
A. Hammond 
K. Wallace 



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Joke* 

ON THE TRAIN 
Epe: We're coming into Worcester, there's the insane asylum. 
Barss : Oh ! is that where you live. 

IN COLLEGE ENGLISH II 

Miss Chickering: "What is the name of Wordsworth's great ode, Mary 
Harvey?" 

M. H. (glibly): "Ode on Imitations of Immorality." 

HEARD IN PHYSICS 

Miss Mason: "What is ordinarily used as a conductor of electricity?" 

Betty Willie: "Why, er-r — " 

M. M.: "Correct. Now tell me what is the unit of electric power?" 

Betty Willie: "The what, Miss Mason?" 

M. M.: "That will do, very good." 

DEFINING PRONOUNS 

Miss Pettingell: "What is the possessive of the second personal pronoun?' ' 
Laura Sendeler: "Your, yours, yeast!" 

Miss Chickering: "Is this your umbrella, Hildegarde? 
Mittie: "Yes, Miss Chickering." 

Miss C: "Will you please pick it up? I just fell oVer it." 
Mittie: "Oh! I don't believe it hurt the umbrella any!" 

Hefty {desperately) : "What else can I write that is dumb for the class book?' ' 
Polly (brilliantly) : " Oh ! just your thoughts, Durst ! " 

AT INTERVALE 

Katy (poetically) : Up in God's country where man's a man and — 
Pris (matter of factly) : Woman's a sight. 

Madame Craig: " Voulez vous ouvrir la fenetre, Harriet"? 
Harriet 'Jrewster, obliging, gets up and pulls down the shade. 

Mary Sun (meaning to tell us of a book-worm) : "He was a book-bug." 



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Jflobern Uersie 

'Twas the night before Finals and all through the house, 
Only one girl was stirring as quiet as a mouse 
Down through the corridor to reach the gas light 
And under her bathrobe her "Virgil" clutched tight. 
She studied and studied and studied like sin 
But try as she would, not a thing would sink in. 
At last in despair she went back to bed 
With nothing to boot but a very sick head. 
Next day when in class the exams were passed out 
After one fleeting look she gave a great shout, 
"Ah in spite of my cramming I'll be very bright" 
For you see the whole translation was sight. 

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"Oh! that others might see us as we see ourselves." 

"The early riser gets the tub." 

"One swallow does not make a drink." 

"Count (calories) before you eat." 

"Faint Heart never crossed B. B.'s office threshold." 

"All that curls is not permanent." 

"A permission slip in your hand is worth two on the pad." 

"Every gym has its dumbbells." 

' ' A pair of sleeves is a friend indeed . ' ' 

"Spare the (flash) light, flunk the test." 

"Teddy-bears do not keep you warm." 

"There is safety in numbers except in demerits." 

"Kind words fool no teachers." 



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Didcha ever hear of cousin Liz 
Who's always say in' ain't for "is", 
Or brother Bill 
Who'd have no trouble holdin' up a hill? 

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Didcha ever hear of sister Kate 

Who's always swingin' on the gate, 

Or uncil Pin 

Next to whom a match looks fat not thin? 



But Sue's the big frog in the pool, 
She goes to the Abbot boardin' school. 



gtobertteement &pplieb 

Bon Ami. — Madame 

Babbitt's — At Your Service. — Mr. Scannell 

There's a Reason! — Demerits 

Mild — Yet They Satisfy. — The Faculty 

Flexible Flyer. — "Glid" 

Life Savers. — 3.30 Bells 

Wear-Ever. — Cotton Stockings 

Assorted Nuts. — The Big Four 

Say It With Flowers — Keats 

99 44-100% pure. — Polly 

Kiddie Koop. — Sunset 

57 Varieties. — Seniors 

Eventually — why not now? — Diploma 

Be an Artist. — Pris Bradley 

Community Plate. — Sunday Contribution Basket 

The Burns Co. — Household Science 

It's so easy to Make (?) and so Attractive. — Excuse 

It makes walking a delight. — The Hill 

Old Hampshire Stationery. — Mail from Hanover 

Let Your Window Welcome the Sunshine. — The Wind 

Makes any Hat fit any Head (?). — Switches 

It makes the deaf hear. — Fire Drill 

Final touch of Charm. — Net Sleeves 

Make money at home. — Linguistic Plays 

Easy to learn, easy to operate. — Flashlight 

Vanish while you wait. — Thoughts 

Time to re-tire. — Nine-Thirty 

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Directions: Underline any word you hit and if you make any sense you deserve a 
prize. 

A wet man — soaked, moist, dry, sober. 
The dumb class — mute, choral, working, studious. 
She -wore a snaky dress — dirty, fashionable, slippery, modest. 
A ducky time — watery, noisy, mild, game. 
1 He carried his slicker — hair-tonic, brush, violin, rubbers. 
A smooth woman — rough, soft, tactless, married. 
A collegiate walk — gravel, limping, required, country. 
I have three demerits — callers, minarets, gifts, letters. 
Big dirt — Earthquake, Prospect Hill, Laundry, lie. 
She has a heavy line — string, coat, step, date. 
A rhythmic costume — walking, poetic, flashy, ballet. 
He sent her a banner — coat-of-arms, flower, fruit, ring. 
She has a special — sundae, mate, call, discredit. 
A bid to the prom — ride, man, chaperone, orchestra. 
His date — fruit, pin, girl, shoes. 
A jazz bow — violin, ribbon, rain, pretty. 
A big-light — grass-hopper, glow-worm, forbidden-fruit, joy. 
A permanent — string, horsehair, despair, tongue. 
A hot dance — slow, unusual, boring, miraculous. 
A wild sock — far-reaching, hard-hitting, hasty, exciting. 
A Yankee-fried cake — food, candy, junk, gun. 
A picture — Miss McKeen, movie, water-carrier, beauty. 
A choral class — uproar, amusement-part, work screams. 
A tub — luxury, free-for-all, ideal, impossible. 
The Circle — grass, stone, society, oval. 



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Shop 


142 Berkeley Street 
Boston, Mass. 


MARCEL— MANICURE 


Under Management of James Marsh Jackson League, Inc. 


SHAMPOO — FACIAL 




Scalp Treating a Specialty 


Winter & Summer Sessions 


I [air dyeing and Linting 

Hair goods made 
to order 


Weaving, Basketry, Leather, Jewelry, 

Woodwork, Pottery, Block Printing, 

Stencilling, Rug Work 


15 BARNARD ST. Tel. 920-M 


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Louis Huntress 

"Photographer 

ANDOVER, MASSACHUSETTS 



TO the members of the Class I have had 
the pleasure of making individual photo- 
graphs, I extend my heartiest thanks. 

To the members of the coming Senior Class, 
whom I hope to photograph next year, I take 
this opportunity to state that I shall use every 
means at my disposal to make the best pic- 
tures possible for whatever price may be 
agreed upon. I am positive that in no other 
way can you do as well as in this Studio. 

Everything is right at hand, convenient for 
any period of trie year, and the owner himself 
offers his services. 



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Telephone: Richmond 731-733 




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Herbert F. Chase 




Athletic 


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Kokaks Cameras 


Andover, Massachusetts 


Andover, Massachusetts 



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